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Published by Persea Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

StatementWilliam Cookson.
SeriesPersea lamplighter titles
LC ClassificationsPS3531.O82 C2838 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 177 p. ;
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3028826M
ISBN 100892550813, 0892550821
LC Control Number85009329

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A new edition of the accessible guide to one of the great works of the twentieth century. Drawing upon his deep knowledge of Ezra Pound's life and work, William Cookson provides introductory background material to each canto and a detailed, page-by-page commentary identifying quotations, explaining allusions and cross references, and translating foreign phrases.4/5(23). Guide to Ezra Pound's Selected Cantos by KEARNS GEORGE and a great selection of related books, guide cantos ezra pound. The book is perfectly readable and fit for use, although it shows signs of previous ownership. The spine is likely creased and the cover scuffed or slightly torn. Textbooks will typically have an amount of underlining. Ezra Pound’s book on the French sculptor Henri Gaudier-Brzeska was first published in An enlarged edition, including thirty pages of illustrations (sculpture and drawings) as well as Pound’s later pieces on Gaudier, was brought out in , and is now re-issued as an ND Paperbook. Ezra Pound's contribution to poetry is marked by his promotion of Imagism, a movement centered on clarity, economic language, and started this movement after studying Japanese forms of poetry like waka verse and haiku. These forms have strict conventions and .

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxxi, pages: illustrations, 1 map ; 23 cm: Contents: Foreword / by M.L. Rosenthal --Preface --Introduction --A note on the text --How to approach The cantos: a warning --Ways of reading The cantos --An anthology of statements by Ezra Pound on The cantos --Abbreviations --A guide to The cantos. The Guide to Kulchur, first published in , is one of Ezra Pound's most stimulating books. As might be expected, this is no ordinary Baedeker of the arts, no conventional tour of familiar landmarks and highspots, but an iconoclastic revision of the cultural (in the broadest sense) curriculum/5. Buy Guide to the Cantos of Ezra Pound Revised by Cookson, William (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5). Ezra Pound, Ezra Weston Loomis Pound ("Ezra Pound"), along with T. S. Eliot, was one of the two main influences on British and U.S. poetry between the two world wars. Pound was born in a small, two-storey house in Hailey, Idaho Territory on Octo /5(2).

Get this from a library! A guide to the Cantos of Ezra Pound. [William Cookson] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library. Summary: Pound begins The Cantos with a passage describing Odysseus and his companions sailing to Hades to find out what their futures hold. Canto II opens with an exploration of identity through an examination of four different versions of the poet Sordello: the actual poet, the titular character in a Browning poem, Pound's version of him, and his brief life that he wrote about in his. A Guide to the Cantos of Ezra Pound: William Cookson: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Buy Again Your Store Deals Store Gift Cards Sell Help. Books. The Cantos Of Ezra Pound Nonfiction by Ezra Pound Now available for the first time in paperback, The Cantos is the most important epic poem of the twentieth century. Delmore Schwartz said about The Cantos: “They are one of the touchstones of modern poetry.”William Carlos Williams said: “Pound discloses history by its odor, by the feel of it––in the words; fuses it with the words.